The planet’s ecosystems are nearing critical tipping points, with extinction rates 100-1,000 times higher than they were a century ago. Our current economic system has put natural resources under ever-increasing pressure.
4 killed, 35 injured in Armanitola building fire
At least four people were killed and 35 others sustained burn injuries after a massive fire broke out at a building in the Armanitola area of Old Dhaka in the early hours of Friday.
5-storey building tilts in Chittagong: Residents evacuated
A five-storey building tilted at Enayet Bazar in Chattogram city on Saturday, forcing the authorities concerned to evacuate its occupants.
D-8 Summit: Hasina for building a better future together
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said it is now more important than ever to work together for building a better future.
RU employees lock admin building demanding low interest rate loans
Rajshahi University, Mar 29: The employees of Rajshahi University (RU) on Monday demonstrated and locked the administration building demanding easy loan with 5 percent interest rate. They also demanded transfer of vice manager of the Accounts Department. The employees from…
India needs to play leading role in building vibrant S Asia: PM Hasina
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said India, being the largest country in the region, needs to play a pioneering role in building a stable and politically and economically vibrant South Asia.
25 Organizations Building a More Sustainable Fishing Industry
In Celebration of World Fisheries Day Danielle Nierenberg Global consumption of fish and fish products has skyrocketed as eaters seek more environmentally-friendly alternatives to red meat and poultry. This is good news for greenhouse gas emissions, according to the World…
Oversee mosque building, check N’ganj-like fire incident: PM
Dhaka, Sept 04 – Describing the Narayanganj mosque blast as very tragic, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said it is essential to see whether mosques are constructed in the country maintaining proper designs and with permission from relevant authorities…
JUST administrative building to be under lockdown on Aug 27
The administrative building of Jashore University of Science and Technology (JUST) will be put under lockdown from August 27 as some employees of the university were diagnosed with Covid-19.
18 Young People Building a Stronger Future for Global Food
Danielle Nierenberg Today is International Youth Day, observed by the United Nations every August 12. This year, International Youth Day focuses on the theme of youth engagement for global action. Across the world, it’s often our youngest citizens who are…
Google building self-check website for coronavirus
US President Donald Trump announced Friday that internet giant Alphabet is creating a website where people will be able to check whether they have symptoms of the novel coronavirus.
Dhaka to construct modern building for BIMSTEC Secretariat
Dhaka 01 January 2020: The State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Md. Shahriar Alam MP said that the Government of Bangladesh will construct a multi-storied modern building for the BIMSTEC Secretariat. The new building will be constructed at the present location…
Hollow blocks rather than bricks reduce building costs 25pc
Dhaka, Dec 20 – The cost of building construction could be brought down by 25 per cent through using eco-friendly materials like hollow block instead of traditional bricks, said a study of House Building Research Institute (HBRI).
Man dies falling off building rooftop in Shyampur area of city
Dhaka, Dec 15 – A man died as he fell from the rooftop of a multistorey building in the city’s Shyampur area on Saturday night.
Fire at Bangladesh Foreign Ministry building
A fire broke out at the Foreign Ministry in city’s Segunbagicha area on Wednesday night.
Dhanmondi Building Fire: Woman dies inhaling smoke
A woman who fell sick after breathing in smoke when a fire broke out in a high-rise in Dhanmondi area died on Saturday morning.
Held for casino, Salim Prodhan’s Illegal building evicted
Narayanganj, Oct 5 – The Roads and Highways Department on Saturday recovered land owned by it that was occupied by casino kingpin Salim Prodhan, in Rupganj Upazila here.
JU teachers, students lay siege to administrative building
A group of students and teachers of Jahangirnagar University laid a siege to the administrative building of the university today, demanding stopping construction of halls felling trees and judicial probe into the allegations of corruption in the mega development project.…
Building under construction topples in Cambodia, killing 17
Sihanoukville, Jun 23 (AP/UNB) — Cambodian rescuers combing through the rubble of a collapsed seven-story building recovered the bodies of 17 construction workers and pulled out 24 injured, as authorities questioned four Chinese who were involved with the project. Construction…
Noakhali hospital building ceiling caves in: 8 children hurt
Noakhali, June 12 (UNB) – Eight people, including five children, were injured when a large chunk of concrete plaster ceiling collapsed at Noakhali 250-bed General Hospital on Wednesday morning. The incident took place at 6:20am in Unit 2 of No…
Keraniganj jail building declared court for Khaleda trial
Dhaka, May 13 – The government has decided to hold the trial of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in 17 cases inside the Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj after setting up a makeshift court there. The Law Ministry issued separate gazette…